Milford, Connecticut Population 2021

54,847
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Milford is a city located in New Haven County Connecticut. Milford has a 2020 population of 54,847. Milford is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 3.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 52,797 in 2010. Milford reached it's highest population of 54,847 in 2021.

The average household income in Milford is $117,833 with a poverty rate of 4.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,574 per month, and the median house value is $313,400. The median age in Milford is 45.7 years, 42.4 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Milford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Milford was:

  • White: 87.17%
  • Asian: 6.63%
  • Black or African American: 3.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Milford, Connecticut is 54,847 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 54,697.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 52,797.

Milford, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,36087.17%
Asian3,6006.63%
Black or African American1,7593.24%
Two or More Races1,0952.02%
Some Other Race4510.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.12%
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Milford Population by Race

Milford Population Pyramid $2021

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Milford Median Age

45.7


Total

42.4


Male

47.9


Female

Milford Adults

There are 45,106 adults, (10,524 of whom are seniors) in Milford.

Milford Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Milford Sex Ratio

Female

27,786

51.14%

Male

26,542

48.86%

Milford Population by Age

Milford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Milford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
Male75.4%24.6%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Female60.8%39.2%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Milford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,4512.474.5
Married11,4513.1385.4
Non Family8,2371.2162.7
Female2,1492.9260.8
Male6142.8975.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Milford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6791.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,5803.80%
High School Graduate10,50525.29%
Some College7,73418.62%
Associates Degree3,1837.66%
Bachelors Degree10,19524.54%
Graduate Degree7,67018.46%
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Milford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Milford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White35,26733,45614,642
Asian2,6782,5011,729
Hispanic2,0751,879972
Black1,2991,240410
2+ Races423371209
Other Race194185137
Native American505036

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 72.00%.

Milford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,531$69,862$52,248
Less Than 9th Grade$26,829$38,913$25,743
High School Graduate$39,252$46,845$31,509
Some College$49,233$58,318$41,008
Bachelors Degree$74,943$86,347$63,975
Graduate Degree$83,653$95,425$76,782

$59,531

Average Earnings

$69,862

Average Male

$52,248

Average Female

Milford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Milford Language by Age

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Milford Language

86.91% of Milford residents speak only English, while 13.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.74% of the population.

Milford Language

Milford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,5272,1084.73%
Asian3,6001494.14%
Hispanic3,1141324.24%
Multiple1,09412010.97%
Black1,744915.22%
Other419143.34%

4.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.67%

Male Poverty Rate

5.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milford is Multiple, with 10.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milford is Other, with 3.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.45%.

Milford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.60%
High School5.75%
Some College5.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Milford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.20%
Male Unemployed10.92%
Female Employed2.33%
Male Employed1.48%

Milford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Milford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,799$117,833
Families$115,557$141,692
Married Families$127,507-
Non Families$53,217$74,030
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Income by Household Type

Milford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Milford Married by Age and Sex

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Milford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Milford Marital Status by Race

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Milford Marital Status

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2,824

Number of Veterans

2,623

Male Veterans

201

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam963
Second Gulf War395
First Gulf War278
Korea255
World War II126

Milford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74923
75+789
35 to 54456
55 to 64450
18 to 34206

Milford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6596.65%
Black976.94%
Hispanic763.22%
2+ Races437.82%
Asian190.66%
Native American69.52%

Milford Veterans by Race

Milford Veterans by Education

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3.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milford Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Milford Employment by Age

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Milford Employment by Race

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Milford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.63%

Born in Milford

88.25%

Native Born

11.75%

Foreign Born

4.54%

Non Citizen

7.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.25% of Milford residents were born in the United States, with 62.63% having been born in Connecticut. 4.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Milford Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202154,847500.09%
202054,797500.09%
201954,747500.09%
201854,6973420.63%
201754,3552900.54%
201654,0654170.78%
201553,6481610.30%
201453,4873280.62%
201353,1591050.20%
201253,0541800.34%
201152,874770.15%
201052,7970.00%

Milford Population by Year